Daycare workers think a parent brought in pot cookies

BANGOR, Maine — Police in Maine say daycare workers suspect a parent brought them cookies tainted with marijuana. Bangor Sgt. Brent Beaulieu said no children ate the cookies that were dropped off at the Watch Me Shine daycare. But some of the staff reported “a feeling of marijuana intoxication.” The

Meet the Army vet taking on Sessions over medical marijuana

Jose Belen was just 20 years old when he and a team of U.S. Army combat soldiers accidentally shot a 7-year-old Iraqi girl in the head during a firefight at the start of the Iraq War. Fifteen years later, the veteran still struggles to shake that image from his

10 middle school students treated after ingesting unknown ‘substance’

SAN FRANCISCO — Ten students at a San Francisco middle school have been treated after ingesting an unknown substance that caused adverse reactions. KTVU-TV reports that officials are looking into whether the students were sickened by marijuana edibles. San Francisco Fire Department Lt. Jonathan Baxter said authorities received a 911

Schneiderman announces takedown of violent drug ring

Goodbye ‘Yellow Brick Road.’ A violent drug ring that had been “dealing death” throughout the Hudson Valley — with a ringleader nicknamed “Toe-Toe” — has been taken down, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday . Sixteen men who’d been peddlin g heroine, cocaine, and marijuana from Newburgh across the

Remy Ma’s husband once gave her Louis Vuitton handbags full of weed

Remy Ma’s husband, Papoose, knows how to do Valentine’s Day right. “I can’t lie, he spoils me,” the rapper told The Post from her front-row seat at the Christian Cowan show. “One time, when we were really young, he gave me literally the whole collection of Louis Vuitton handbags from that season

Postal Service employees plead guilty to marijuana theft

TULSA, Okla. — Two U.S. Postal Service workers accused of stealing marijuana from packages at a mail sorting facility in Oklahoma have pleaded guilty. The Tulsa World reports that 47-year-old Laura Mae Campbell pleaded guilty to conspiracy under a plea bargain on Monday. Her plea comes after her co-worker,

6-year-old becomes first person in Texas to get medical marijuana

A 6-year-old girl in Texas was given medical marijuana on Thursday to treat her epilepsy — making her the very first person in the state to legally obtain a cannabis product, according to reports. The child, whose name is being withheld to protect her privacy, received a shipment of

Cops find over 40 pounds of marijuana at elementary school

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Authorities are trying to figure out how more than 40 pounds of marijuana ended up being dumped at an Albuquerque elementary school. Police say the pot was found in several trash bags at Manzano Mesa Elementary School on Thursday morning. The discovery by a custodian prompted

Fugitive DJ arrested after 14 years on the lam

His reign as New Jersey’s most wanted DJ is finally over. A Bergen County fugitive on the lam for 14 years was captured this week in Jamaica — where he was spinning records under the stage name DJ Tallman, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday. Davey Scott allegedly sold

Fifth-grader mistakenly gave pot candy to classmates: school

A fifth-grader mistakenly shared a box of medical marijuana edibles with five classmates, causing some to get “giggly,” school officials said. A 9-year-old female student at the Albuquerque School of Excellence in New Mexico passed out the box of gummies that she found in her home to several friends

Man busted with bullets, guns and weed at Holland Tunnel

A Brooklyn man was busted at the Holland Tunnel — with a box of hollow-point bullets, two air guns and handcuffs in his car, Port Authority Police said Monday. Shalom Amron, 24, was trying to drive his 2012 Black Authorities out of New Jersey on Sunday around 4 p.m.

Pot peddlers are declaring war on booze

Marijuana boosters have declared war on booze. The number of billboards and other advertisements aimed at converting drinkers into tokers or nibblers (of edible marijuana) has exploded over the past several years. With California on Jan. 1 becoming the eighth state to legalize the recreational use of weed, the rhetoric

Jets newcomer arrested with marijuana-laced candy

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Jets player Rashard Robinson has been accused of possessing marijuana-laced candy. Authorities say the 22-year-old NFL cornerback was pulled over in Morris County, N.J., in December and police found “THC infused Peanut Budda Buddah Candy” in Robinson’s possession. Robinson was arrested and charged with drug possession

Drunken cab driver rams police car on UWS, injures cops

A 35-year-old drunken livery cab driver was busted after he rammed into a police cruiser on an Upper West Side highway — injuring two officers this weekend, cops said. Jalloh Ibrahima, 27, was heading south on the Henry Hudson Parkway between West 79th and West 72nd Streets around 6

Pot stocks have rollercoaster day after DOJ announces policy shift

Marijuana stocks were in for a wild ride on Thursday after the Justice Department said it was rescinding an Obama-era policy on how the drug was policed. The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, which tracks global cannabis companies, fell 6.2 percent Thursday — though it rebounded as much as 8.9

Loads of cash, weed found in van bound for NYC

Port Authority cops seized more than $100,000 cash from an unregistered van that reeked of marijuana as it headed toward the Holland Tunnel, authorities said Thursday. Bentley Cumberbatch, 41, of Brooklyn was driving a green van with two other men inside when he pulled up to the tunnel toll

Noted Antiweed Dude Jeff Sessions Is Coming For Your Legal Marijuana

Marijuana legalization appears to be an entirely net-positive venture. But according to decidedly yesteryear-minded Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the substance needs to be under close watch — and he's rolling back privileges instituted by former President Barack Obama to make his point known. AP reports that Sessions will rescind

Cops bust dozens for pot possession at Christmas lingerie party

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — About 70 people at a Christmas-themed lingerie party have been arrested and charged with marijuana possession in Georgia. More On: marijuana Inside Mike Tyson's marijuana paradise Long lines to buy legal weed in California Recreational marijuana is officially legal in California More pregnant moms are getting high News outlets report Cartersville police

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in California

LOS ANGELES — The arrival of the new year in California brought with it broad legalization of marijuana, a much-anticipated change that comes two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use. The nation’s most populous state joins a growing list of other states,

Man arrested after trying to trade weed for sheriff’s SUV

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado man landed in jail after offering to trade illegal homegrown marijuana for an SUV listed on Craigslist — a vehicle that happened to be owned by a sheriff. The Gazette reports that Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell recently received a text from a

Man tried to pass off bags of weed as Christmas gifts: cops

This is one for the naughty list. Upstate cops busted a man for speeding, only to discover he was hiding baggies of weed in his car – which he brazenly tried to pass off as Christmas gifts, the Niagara Gazette reported. Peter J. Mojica, 33, was allegedly bolting through peaceful

Here’s what a 100-foot-long joint looks like

WORCESTER, Mass. — Massachusetts marijuana aficionados have rolled a 100-foot-long joint. The effort was led by Boston-based cannabis club and advocacy group Beantown Greentown during an exhibition of pro-marijuana vendors and supporters at the DCU Center in Worcester on Saturday. They perfected a secret rolling technique using 1,000 grams of

Woman who ‘blacked out’ night of son’s death to be sentenced

BELFAST, Maine — A Maine woman who told jurors that she drank multiple shots of liquor and smoked marijuana the night of her infant son’s death is due to be sentenced this week. Thirty-two-year-old Miranda Hopkins will appear in court on Wednesday in Belfast. The Troy resident says she doesn’t